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Creative storytelling improves lives of people with dementia: Study


February 26th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A University of Missouri study has found that creative storytelling improves communication skills and has a positive affect on people with dementia.Lorraine Phillips, John A. Hartford of the ... Read more...

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Changing habits key to more physical activity


February 18th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Most people know that exercise is key to maintaining and improving health, yet sedentary lifestyles and obesity rates are at an all-time high. University of Missouri researchers found ... Read more...

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Focus on how, not why, to increase physical activity


February 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new study, University of Missouri researchers found that healthy adults who received interventions focused on behavior-changing strategies significantly increased their physical activity levels.However, interventions based on ... Read more...

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New Motion Tracking Technology to reduce Injuries in the elderly


August 11th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new motion sensing technology developed by the researchers from the University of Missouri will help in reducing injuries in older people.University of Missouri researchers from the Sinclair ... Read more...

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Dance therapy improves seniors’ gait, balance


April 18th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) For seniors, dancing needn't be just for fun, it can also be therapeutic. Two recent studies conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri (UM) found that participation ... Read more...

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Dancing improves seniors’ gait, balance


April 17th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Participation in dance-based therapy can improve balance and gait in older adults, researchers have found.And improved functionality among seniors can decrease their risk of falling and reduce costly ... Read more...

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Single women still face social stigma: Study


March 24th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Women who have decided to stay away from the aisle still face the social stigma associated with being single, says a new study.University of Missouri researchers found that ... Read more...

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Health-monitoring system helps maintain older adults well-being


January 7th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Many older adults want to remain active and independent for as long as possible. Now, researchers from University of Missouri suggest that installing health monitoring system can ... Read more...

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Obese breast cancer survivors at increased lymphedema risk


December 19th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Breast cancer survivors, who are obese or overweight, face a lifetime risk of developing lymphedema, a chronic condition that involves swelling of the limbs and affects physical ... Read more...

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Education-exercise combo proves beneficial for arthritis patients


October 9th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Adults with arthritis who receive exercise interventions, which include educational components, significantly increase patients'' activity levels and they experience improvements in pain and physical functioning, says a ... Read more...

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Telehealth intervention reduces need for hospitalisation


May 11th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study from University of Missouri has revealed that increased telehealth interaction between patients and health care provider can significantly reduce the need for hospitalisation.To understand ... Read more...

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Positive experiences reduce depression symptoms in MS patients


April 9th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that positive experiences can significantly reduce emotional and psychological stress or depression among people with multiple sclerosis (MS).The study conducted by Alexa ... Read more...

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Spears, K-Fed doing everything wrong for their kids: Family Researcher


November 14th, 2007 - 10:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A University of Missouri-Columbia researcher and expert in divorce and stepfamily issues has said that the ongoing child custody battle between former star couple Britney Spears and Kevin ... Read more...

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